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Aerodynamics & Performance Engineer

Description:
PDS TECH INC is looking for an Aerodynamics and Performance Engineer for our customer in San Diego.
 
  • Develop analysis tools, perform mathematical modeling, and provide aerodynamic design support for new aircraft and modifications to existing aircraft (both fixed wing and/or rotorcraft).

  • Support various tests including wind tunnel tests and flight tests, including reducing and analyzing the data after the test and documenting the results.



  • Responsibilities will include aerodynamic database development, aircraft performance analysis, mathematical modeling, simulation development and support, flight data analysis, and documentation.



  • Position requires strong analytical and communication skills (written & oral)  and the ability to work closely with different test and design groups, including the CFD, Simulation, Software, and Flight Controls Groups.



  • Candidate must be competent with Matlab, MS office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and have excellent technical writing skills.



  • Familiarity with MS Project, C++, Simulink, and expert user of  Matlab is desirable.




Prior experience with aircraft flight testing and knowledge of flight dynamics, flight data analysis and interpretation, and development of data analysis tools would be very useful.



Essential Qualifications:
 



  • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.
  • Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties. 
    Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems. Must have excellent communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one engineering area; and, lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks. 
  • Able to work extended hours as required.
    A Professional Engineering License is desirable.

Essential Qualifications
Typically requires a bachelors or masters degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and two or more years of engineering experience with a bachelors degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

Must have a general understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and theory with technical experience demonstrating the application of those concepts while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance.

Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.

Good communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Must be able to work extended hours as required.

An EIT (Engineer in Training) certificate is desirable.

Security clearance desirable
 
Job Number: 1710077300
Job Location: San Diego, CA
Per Diem: Yes
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/11/2017
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Natasha Raina
Address: 3130 S HARBOR BLVD STE 100
City, State: SANTA ANA, CA 92704
Phone: 714/540-7900
800 Phone: 800/234-8644
Fax Phone: 714/540-8092
Email: cecjcostamesa@pdstech.com
Website: http://jobs.pdstech.com/job-detail?id=a1i500000023Q4fAAE&URLSource=cjhunter

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